Anger Management: (12 Sessions Minimum)
- Experiencing stress/anger in dealing with others or life circumstances,
- Experiencing frustrations at the workplace with bosses, coworkers or clients,
- Experiencing relationship problems as a result of anger,
- Mandated to an Anger Management Program by the courts.
*Clinical Care Associates is an authorized provider by the New York State Court System.
The program includes skills in stress management, impulse control, training in communication, behavior control, judgment exploration, empathy, and positive focus and exploring/taking responsibility for ones self.
We assist our clients in:
- Exploring sadness and frustration that conceals itself with anger.
- Learning to recognize the early signs of anger.
- Recognize Impulses and how to control them.
- Learning how to change anger driven behaviors before negatively impacting relationships.
- Learning the value of positive self-talk.
- Reducing stressors.
- Recognizing destructive patterns.
- Taking control of your own behavior.
- Improving empathy and social awareness.
- Practicing communications skills.
- Reducing aggressive responses.
Another component to the anger management group is enhancing self-esteem. They will learn how their level of self-esteem directly affects their lives.
Some concepts explored:
- Making Requests vs. Making Demands
- Cooling Down vs. Blowing Up
- Wanting Something vs. Feeling Entitled
- Coping with “You”
- Dealing with “Them”
- How to say what you mean and mean what you say
- Getting angry the old way vs. evaluating the new way
Clinical Care Associates, LCSW, PC, has formulated a minimum 24-sessions, Court approved, Domestic Violence Intervention Program, designed to provide a basic foundation to men and women who have been mandated by the judicial system to undergo an evaluation and/or intervention when indicated. We work closely with all referring agencies in order to provide a collaborative and containment model approach to ending domestic violence.
Evaulation and Assessment Includes:
- Identification of the domestic violence offense cycle and related precursors
- Identification of abusive behavioral patterns
- Assessment of individual needs
- Identification of interpersonal deficits
- Assessment of the likelihood of continued risk to their partners, children and the community (lethality assessment)
- Determination of the most appropriate clinical setting
- Identification of additional patterns of criminal behaviors
Additional Assessment Options:
- Mental Health Evaluations
- Drug/Alcohol Evaluations
The following are some of the areas of focus of our program:
- Defining abuse and the cycle of violence
- Understanding anger, manipulation, power, control and effective use of time out.
- Drugs and Alcohol: The connection to domestic violence
- Impact of domestic violence on children
- Effective communication with domestic partners
- Basic conflict resolution skills
- Playing the tape to the end: Consequential Thinking.
Program purpose, Goals and Rules of the program, Duty to Warn and Limited Confidentiality are discussed with new clients.
OUR GOAL: NO MORE VICTIMS!
Call: (631) 475-8641 (English), (631) 289- 5353 (Spanish)